This former federal penitentiary was also known as "The Rock" and housed gangsters such as Al Capone (Scarface) and Machine Gun Kelly.
You'll learn about the famous escape from Alcatraz, the prison's
notorious inmates and much more on this tour.
Tour plus Muir Woods, Giant Redwoods and Sausalito Day Trip
Next, it's time to take a stroll along the waterfront of quaint Mediterranean-style Sausalito, considered the prettiest village in California. You'll have 30 to 45 minutes to browse, shop and take photos at your leisure in this picturesque artists' colony nestled on the northern shores of San Francisco Bay.
Your tour also includes the ferry ride to Alcatraz Island and an audio walking tour of the "Cell Block". This former federal penitentiary was known as "The Rock" and housed gangsters such as Al Capone (Scarface) and Machine Gun Kelly. You'll learn about the famous escape from Alcatraz, the prison's notorious inmates and much more on this tour.
Francisco City and Alcatraz Tour
The major highlight of the tour is taking the one-way ferry cruise across the bay, either to or from Sausalito. Your tour guide will accompany you onboard to provide essential historical background to the Bay Area, Angel Island, Alcatraz and Sausalito. You will spend an hour in Sausalito, located on the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Jump on the ferry to discover where various notorious inmates were incarcerated at Alcatraz, one of San Francisco's most popular attractions. This penitentiary, formally known as "The Rock", is famous for having housed ruthless criminals such as Al Capone (Scarface) and Machine Gun Kelly. You will receive the opportunity to explore this renowned landmark and tour its spooky cell blocks.